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Great Ideas — 20 Recycled/Upcycled Projects to Celebrate Earth Day!!

Earth Day is April 22!  What are you doing to save the planet?

 Check out some of the AWESOME recycled projects that are happening in blog land!  Everyone seems to be doing their part to save the world!  Great Job!  Don’t forget to check out all of the projects linked up this week!

 Scrap Busting Headband @ Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

 Recycled Dresser @ Too Much Time on my Hands

 Repurposed Crib @ DIY Home Sweet Home

Upcycled Vertical Succulent Garden @ Second Chance To Dream 

 Doormat Makeover @ The Inspired Momma

 Cookie Cooling Rack Jewelry Organizer @ The Creative Imperative 

Vases and Votive Candles from Recycled Jars @ Design, Dining, + Diapers

 Dry Erase Board From Old Frame @  Mom 4 Real

 Hanging Tin Can Herb Garden @ Lillys & Lollipops 

 Denim Pocket Purse from Old Jeans @ Inspired by Felcity 

 Upcycled Pillows @ Living In France 

  Revamped Lawn Chairs @ Dream Home

 Earth Day Flowers @ Detail Oriented Diva 

 Antique Door @ Mommy is Coo Coo

 Earth Day for Preschoolers @ The Happier Homemaker 

 Bench Up Cycle @ Crafty Scrappy Happy 

 Old Rusty @ All Things Luci Rae 

 Chandelier Makeover @ I Love That

Make a Pallet Wood Crate @ The Space Between

Thrift Store Upcycled Lamp @ The Bees Knees

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Come link up YOUR ideas!!

Happy Sunday!!



  1. awesome ideas. it really helped for my 4th grade class. they really loved the project. thanks!

  2. Loved all these great ideas!

  3. I <3 this collection of ideas, they are right up my alley!

  4. I love the hanging tin can garden! Thank you for sharing these!

  5. Jen Thanks so much for featuring my window turned garden in your Earth Day Projects. I just love you blog and get tons of fantastic ideas here. Thanks again. Barb @SecondChancetoDream.com

  6. Thanks Jen for featuring my window turned garden in your Earth Day projects! Your blog always has GREAT ideas! Thanks again.
    Barb@ SecondChancetoDream.com

  7. Thank you for featuring my Headbands! Cant wait to visit all of the these fabulous features!

  8. Thank you so much for featuring my doormat! Wow there are sooo many good ideas on this page too. I love it!

  9. Great ideas! And thanks for the reminder that Earth Day is just around the corner!

  10. I almost fainted, Jen! I still might!

  11. Thabk you for featuring my tin can herb garden! I love that repurposed crib idea!

  12. What great ideas! Thank you so much for including my recycled jar vases! Hope you have a great weekend.

  13. ooooo thanks for introducing me to thistles, they are fab!

  14. Thanks for the feature Jen!

  15. Jen,
    Thanks so much for featuring me with these stinkin awesome projects! I need to do that jute chandelier…and that stamped bench….and that vertical garden in an old window….ugh I am in trouble:)

  16. Thanks so much for featuring my Earth Day for Preschoolers post! So many great ideas linked up this week!

  17. Jen – Wow! Thank you so much for including my crate made out of a pallet with this great group. I consider myself very earth friendly so it is particularly fun to be a part of this group of features. I hope you are enjoying your weekend!